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fate

 
Noun fate has 3 senses
  1. destiny, fate - an event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen in the future
    --1 is a kind of happening, occurrence, natural event
    --1 has particulars:
     inevitable; karma; kismet, kismat; predestination; doom, doomsday, day of reckoning, end of the world
    Derived form: verb fate1
  2. Destiny, Fate - the ultimate agency that predetermines the course of events (often personified as a woman); "we are helpless in the face of Destiny"
    --2 is a kind of causal agent, cause, causal agency
    --2 is a part of supernatural, occult
    Derived form: verb fate1
  3. fortune, destiny, fate, luck, lot, circumstances, portion - your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you); "whatever my fortune may be"; "deserved a better fate"; "has a happy lot"; "the luck of the Irish"; "a victim of circumstances"; "success that was her portion"
    --3 is a kind of condition
    --3 has particulars:
     good fortune, good luck; providence; misfortune, bad luck, tough luck, ill luck; failure
Verb fate has 1 sense
  1. destine, fate, doom, designate - decree or designate beforehand; "She was destined to become a great pianist"
    --1 is one way to ordain
    Derived forms: noun Fate2, noun fate1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
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